National News: Nonprofit elections group hires Patton Boggs to lobby for paper ballots | State voter ID laws hang in the balance | Transgender Americans: Are your voting rights in jeopardy?

Arizona: Phoenix Mayor Stanton helps teens register to vote

Colorado: Colorado election glitches raise concerns heading into November

Connecticut: Search for 'missing' Windsor ballot fruitless

District of Columbia: Initiative effort headed to court

Florida: Tampa group says voter rolls rife with felons | Monroe County won't agree to fewer early voting days | Voting battle continues after court ruling | Keeping track of early voting challenges | Early voting fight escalates: Democrats demand more days | Boynton stalemate could cost taxpayers $30K | Fla. Gov. Scott, Democrats clash over early voting plans | Crespo wants investigation into absentee ballots

Georgia: Only few problems for voters

Guam: Palau to partner with Guam election commission

Hawaii: County clerk to meet with Hawaii council | Schatz rejects clerk's request to take over election | Hawaii County clerk issues her own report on 2012 primary election | Big Island elections chief short on experience, long on problems | Governor suggests review of elections | Big Island to retain embattled election official

Kansas: Election commissioner expects seamless transition

Kentucky: Special election for Congress leaves question over ballots

Maine: Portland mayor to be chosen by ranked choice voting

Massachusetts: Mansfield selectman helps build new voter ID ballot question

Minnesota: Coleman, Rybak, Mansky call voter ID price too high to bear | Twin Cities mayors say voter ID requirement expensive, restrictive

Mississippi: DeSoto County supervisors vote out old machines | Handicapped voting machines issue

New Jersey: No change in vote totals after recount of primary

New Mexico: Former secretary of state lost federal funds, kept no voting machine inventory

New York: 10 counties told to accommodate bilingual voters | Ulster, Dutchess counties warned to take steps to accommodate Puerto Rican voters | Erie, Chautauqua advised to assist Puerto Rican voters | Sullivan, Ulster must make voting bilingual state says

Ohio: Two Dayton-area Dems try to block action by Husted | Fight over poll hours isn't just political | Weekend voting hours battle not expected here | Montgomery County at center of 'early voting' debate

Oklahoma: Incapacitated residents can still vote on an emergency basis

Pennsylvania: Corbett aide rebukes Justice Dept. over voter ID | Official issues plea for aid on voter ID | Philadelphia election officials layout plan to make sure voters have proper ID come November | Residents back call for repeal of new voter ID law | Pennsylvania balks at federal voter ID request | Voter buddy system suggested for help obtraining ID

Rhode Island: RI to hand out voter IDs at ballgame

Tennessee: Election commission nixes proposal to reopen Belle Morris precinct | Woman convicted in 2010 death of election official

Virginia: DOJ signs off on Virginia's voter ID law | Earn $110 helping ensure fair elections

West Virginia: Ten years sought for Lincoln vote-fraud assault

Wyoming: Wyoming law requires an hour for workers to vote | Natrona County cerk notes recent influx of absentee ballots